What's New in the StorNext Connect Documentation Center?

Table 1: Documentation Changes as of Friday, October 06, 2017

Changed Content

Change Description

StorNext Connect Network Configuration

Pre-Installation

Edited the Network Settings Worksheets for improved clarity and usability.

Get Installation Materials

Edited the introduction in the Download the Install File section to provide more specific warning information.

Installation and Configuration

Added a link to the Xcellis Foundation Installation Instructions in the Installation/Deployment Methods and Resources table.

Launch StorNext Connect After Installation: A Checklist

Added a checklist entry for configuring NAS.

About the Manage NAS App

Redesigned the page to include a Get Started section, which defines the workflow required to configure NAS. All steps to configure NAS, including prerequisite steps, are included in the workflow.

StorNext Connect PDF Downloads

Replaced the Network Settings Worksheets PDF with the latest version.

Local and Archived Copies of the Documentation Center

Updated the .zip file (local copy) of the current Documentation Center.

Table 2: Documentation Changes as of Thursday, September 14, 2017

Changed Content

Change Description

Home Page

Updated the home page as a result of the Install V11 release. Added a link to a sitemap of the StorNext Connect Documentation Center.

Quickstart

Edited the topic for clarification. Added links to specific installation content for each Quantum appliance with StorNext Connect.

StorNext Connect Network Configuration

Renamed the topic from "StorNext Connect Prerequisites" to "StorNext Connect Network Configuration." Updated the DNS, NTP, and SMTP sections. Added the IP Network Configuration section. Moved the StorNext Firmware and QXS Firmware sections to the Firmware Requirements topic. Moved the Network Configuration section of the About the Discover Components App topic to the IP Network Configuration section of this topic. Removed the Supported Browsers section, which is covered in a separate topic. Added the Helpful References section.

Firmware Requirements

Renamed the topic from "StorNext Requirements" to "Firmware Requirements." Moved the StorNext Firmware and QXS Firmware sections from the StorNext Connect Network Configuration topic to the Firmware Requirements topic.

Quantum Hardware Compatibility

Updated the version information for the Install App column. Added an entry for Xcellis Foundation.

Supported Browsers and Device Operating Systems

Removed iOS 9.

Pre-Installation

Replaced the Network Settings Worksheets PDF with the latest version.

Installation and Configuration

Updated the version information.

Install the Connector on Clients

In the Install the StorNext Connect Connector on Linux Clients section, added a note about using IP addresses, not hostnames, if DNS is not configured.

About the Discover Components App

Moved the Network Configuration section to the IP Network Configuration section of the StorNext Connect Network Configuration topic.

About the Dashboard

About the Utilization App

About the Monitor Performance App

About the Monitor Storage Manager App

Added a caution about StorNext Connect monitoring when NTP is not configured.

About the App Store

Documented that you should use the offline method to update the App Store when the system does not use DNS.

Update StorNext Connect Using Offline Content

Documented that you should use the offline method to update the App Store when the system does not use DNS.

StorNext Connect Release Notes

Updated the table for the Install V11 release.

Resolved Issues

Updated the topic with the Install V11 resolved issues list.

StorNext Connect PDF Downloads

Replaced the Network Settings Worksheets PDF, StorNext Connect Compatibility Guide PDF, and StorNext Connect Release Notes PDF with the latest versions.

Local and Archived Copies of the Documentation Center

Added the .zip file (local copy) of the current Documentation Center. Updated the versions supported in the StorNext Connect Documentation Center Local-Copy Content table.